Pennel Family History

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Pennel Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Pennell (see Parnell).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Pennell, Penuel, Penney, Fennel, Penner, Denney, Denne, Pannell

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Pennel Family Origin

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Pennel Family Occupations

What did your Pennel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Pennel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Pennel's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pennel. A less common occupation for the Pennel family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Pennel ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Pennel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Pennel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pennel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Pennel

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Pennel. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Pennel. For the veterans among your Pennel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pennel Life Expectancy

What is the average Pennel lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Pennel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Pennel in 1957 was 50, and 51 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pennel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pennel ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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